Youth Resource Deputies

In response to SB 7026, all St. Johns County schools are assigned a Youth Resource Deputy for emergency response situations, as well as facilitation of required training, drills, and participation on each schools Threat Assessment Team. These resource deputies have received extensive training in working with students and local schools. Multiple schools across the district will have an armed security officer present throughout the entirety of the school day. All students, faculty and staff will be participating in statutorily required active shooter drills each semester as well as viewing an active shooter response educational video facilitated by the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office.